Check out the latest two episodes in the podcast series Knowledge for Resilience in the Peace.
Episode 7: Can Direct Marketing make your Farm more $$, with Darwin Lindford and Michelle Schaeffer
Two Peace Region producers, Darwin Lindford from RC Rafter Holdings and Michell Schaeffer from Whiskey Creek Ranch share some of their successes and challenges with direct marketing. Both operations use regenerative agriculture principles in their land and livestock management, run a range of livestock and are also members of the Small Scale Meat Producer Association.
Episode 8: Unlocking your Soil’s Potential Without Breaking the Bank, with Norm Dueck
Norm has been involved in agriculture in the BC Central Interior, Bulkley Valley, Cariboo, Robson Valley and the BC and AB Peace region since 1999 as a Certified Crop Advisor and consultant for beef, dairy and grain farmers. Over the years he has gained valuable knowledge working with lime, pulp mill sludge, wood ash and biosolids in on-farm applications as part of an in-depth fertility program. Norm currently lives in the Nechako Valley of Central BC, where he owns 150 acres of land which allows him the opportunity to put into practice some of the things he preaches.